Maurizio Zappettini is a Los Angeles-based award-winning director.

He was born and raised in Italy but spent most of his adulthood in London, where he began his career as a filmmaker. In 2008 he founded Claw Films, a London-based music video production company. By 2010 Claw boasted a full roster of international directors and expanded with a new digital division, During this time, he produced and directed dozens of projects. Additionally, he holds a BFA with Distinction from ArtCenter College of Design.

Maurizio currently specializes in commercials, branded content, and fashion films.